The Game Award Nominations For 2018 Have Been Announced

2018 has seen the release of some of the best games imaginable, including the likes of God Of War, Spider-Man and – of course, Red Dead Redemption 2.

As 2018 comes to a close it’s time to get hyped up for this year’s Game Awards, and the nominees have just been confirmed for the Game Of The Year.

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The contestants for Game Of The Year this year are:

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Credit: Ubisoft

Celeste

Credit: Matt Makes Games

God Of War

Credit: Santa Monica Studios

Spider-Man

Credit: Marvel/Insomniac Games

Monster Hunter World

Credit: Capcom

Red Dead Redemption 2

Credit: Rockstar Games

You can vote for your Game Of The Year right here.

Twitter is already weighing in on the offerings, and it seems there are two games on the list that are already getting a lot of love. Any guesses?

It’s not just GOTY that’s going to be awarded, of course. The full list of categories includes: Best Action Game, Best Action/Adventure Game, Best Role-Playing Game, Best Ongoing Game, Best Game Direction, Best Narrative, Best Art Direction, Best Score, Best Audio Design, Games For Impact, Best Independent Game, Best Mobile Game, Best Mobile Game, Best AR/VR Game, Best Fighting Game, and lastly, Best Family Game.

What do you want to see taking home an award?